Mold can be found everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. However, it’s usually not a problem until it begins growing indoors. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exposure to mold can cause a number of health effects and symptoms, including allergic reactions, asthma, and other respiratory complaints. Mold can be a serious issue if left untreated, which is perhaps one of the reasons most HVAC contractors tend to avoid it.
In 2016, Pure Air noted that it has been recognized with multiple awards
September 26, 2016
Pure Air Control Services announced it has been named to the 2016 Gulf Coast 500, an annual ranking by the Gulf Coast Business Review of the largest 500 companies located throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Based on ASHRAE’s Humidity Control Design Guide for Commercial and Institutional Buildings, the course includes an in-depth discussion of moisture load calculations and how humidity control can be added to HVAC designs for seven different types of commercial buildings.
Left untreated, mold will continue to grow and spread and can damage walls, ceilings, carpeting, and more. Every time the house is closed up and the a/c is turned off, the moisture creeps back in and the mold begins growing again.
A Well-Constructed Building with a Good Air Barrier Helps the HVAC System Pressurize the Building
February 24, 2015
After seeing numerous examples of building problems due to air barrier defects, Liberty Building Forensics Group® (LBFG) is warning that air barrier goals set by architects aren’t always achievable by contractors and can even lead to failure.
Trainers Also Available to Travel to Conduct In-Depth Mold Training and Certification Seminar
February 2, 2015
The Environmental Hygienists Association (E.H.A.) announced that it is now providing online certified mold inspector and certified mold remediator training and certification for HVAC contractors, plumbers, and other contractors so that they can effectively find and eliminate toxic mold growth in customers’ homes and workplaces.
In this issue, we announced the Dealer Design Award winners — products recognized for their exceptional innovation in making contractors’ jobs easier. We also look at supermarkets, c-stores, and restaurants. They are notoriously tough business sectors, but contractors can help operators by providing the right equipment and services.
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